The Syndicate

9:00pm Tuesday 24 April on BBC ONE

The final episode of Kay Mellor’s drama series. Jamie thinks he’s untouchable now that he has money, but the police are convinced he’s involved in the robbery.

Jamie tries to live his dream but his old life refuses to stay in the past. When the local drug dealer Boss pay’s Jamie a visit he is forced to go head to head with him with dramatic consequences.

Leanne’s court case in Wales is imminent and Stuart is torn between his life with Amy and Leanne, who his is desperate to support. The lottery gets in touch with the syndicate to find our how their lives have changed. Meanwhile, Bob’s surgery looms and he says his goodbyes to those he loves.

Jamie is played Matthew Lewis, Bob is played by Timothy Spall, Leanne is played by Joanna Page, Stuart is played by Matthew McNulty and Denise is played by Lorraine Bruce.

Ep 5/5

9:00pm Tuesday 17 April on BBC ONE

In episode four of The Syndicate Leanne’s past catches up with her and she’s thrown into panic when Stacey goes missing.

Feelings are riding high as Stuart tries to help, causing repercussions in his home life.

Denise is starting to heal her wounds, helped along by a budding romance. Jamie uses his winnings to enter the adult dancing business while Bob flies to South Africa to bet on a chance at prolonging his life. Leanne thinks she may have pieced together who robbed the shop…

Leanne is played by Joanna Page, Jamie is played Matthew Lewis, Stuart is played by Matthew McNulty and Denise is played by Lorraine Bruce.

Ep 4/5

9:00pm Tuesday 10 April on BBC ONE

Bob and his family are left reeling when a routine brain scan reveals a serious problem.

The news causes Bob to evaluate his life and deal with some secret, unresolved issues which writing a cheque simply can’t solve. As he awaits a second opinion his fellow lottery winners seek help via the internet and uncover someone overseas which could prove to be his only option. It’s up to Bob now and the decisions he makes in the immediate future will dictate the path of his life.

The police investigation into the robbery continues and Bob starts to remember details, putting more pressure on Stuart and Jamie. But while Jamie is convinced that he’s untouchable after his lottery win, Stuart’s not so sure.

Bob’s problem forces Stuart and Leanne to seek solace in their friendship but Stuart gets worried when she hints she’ll move away.

Bob is played by Timothy Spall, Stuart is played by Matthew McNulty, Denise is played by Lorraine Bruce, Leanne is played by Joanna Page and Jamie is played Matthew Lewis.

9:00pm Tuesday 3 April on BBC ONE

The Syndicate is a new drama for BBC One by Kay Mellor that follows five workers at a cut-price supermarket in Leeds, whose lives are turned upside down after they jointly win the lottery.

In episode two, kind hearted dog lover Denise starts a campaign to win her husband back – and she is prepared to do anything. But Leanne is convinced that Denise doesn’t need to act – once he finds out that Denise has won the lottery she’s confident he’ll be hammering her door down. The pair of them hit the shops Pretty Women style on a mega spending spree – Leeds style!

Meanwhile the pressure is mounting on Stuart as the police question him again about the night of the robbery. Younger brother Jamie just makes matters worse by quitting his job and flaunting his new found wealth and Stuart is devastated when Bob’s brain scan reveals more than just a bang to the head.

Denise is played by Lorraine Bruce, Leanne by Joanna Page, Stuart by Matthew McNulty, Jamie by Matthew Lewis and Bob by Timothy Spall and Judy Parfitt, joins the cast to play Maureen – Denise’s domineering mother.

Ep 2/5

9:00pm Tuesday 27 March on BBC ONE

In a new five-part drama for BBC One, written by Kay Mellor, The Syndicate tells the story of five workers at a cut-price supermarket in Leeds whose lives are turned upside down after they jointly win the lottery.

In episode one, local Right Buy U supermarket in Leeds is threatened with closure, spiralling its five staff, Bob, Stuart, Denise, Leanne and Jamie into an uncertain future.

Faced with the prospect of losing his young family if he doesn’t get hold of some cash quickly, assistant manager Stuart Bradley and his younger brother Jamie are forced to take matters into their own hands, with dramatic consequences for store manager Bob.

Just when it seems things can’t get any worse the unthinkable happens: 18 million pounds falls into their laps. Is the money going to be the answer to all their problems, or is life about to get a whole lot more complicated?

Bob is played by Timothy Spall, Stuart is played by Matthew McNaulty, Denise is played by Lorraine Bruce, Leanne is played by Joanne Page and Jamie is played Matthew Lewis.

Confirmed for Tuesday 27 March on BBC One at 9.00-10.00pm

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